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california initiative banning gay marriage in the state, truck down by lower courts. the justices will sift through several other cases from other state to decide whether legally married gay couples in those states have the right to equal benefits. >> that will be an interesting session. >> it is. >>> meanwhile, the holiday rush for shopping focused on mom and pop stores this weekend. >> yes. for those that that didn't like the drama of the big box store, shoppers opened their wallets again for small business saturday. this retailer holiday was created by american express in 2010. the day focus on getting exposure for local businesses that can't compete with large retailer, but there are a lot of reasons to buy local. independent . >> i went to sun valley mall. it was really crazy, super long lines. merchandise all other. it is much nicer and more relaxed today. >> this weekend president obama did his part by hitting an independent bookstore in virginia. he took his girls shopping at a store called one more page. he bought books and shook hands of shoppers and employees. >>> well, cyber
at a northern california facility for the elderly. the deadly ingredient that sent for others to the hospital. >> show us the money. one big campaign theme for candidates all across the nation. next, who is behind these record-setting donations. >> and honoring the space here on this veterans holiday weekend. neil armstrong's connection to a military icon in the east bay. it's 8:30 sunday, november 11. thanks for joining us. >> a lot of news to cover. super majority in sacramento. what does it mean for the republican party? we are sitting down with chairman of the republican party to talk about the future. >> yet, when it comes to california and the rest of the nation. we've got a lot coming up. also, our conversation with senator mark leno about the brand-new power. >> and we sit down with leader willie brown and say, okay, future of nancy pelosi. she did reclaim the house. is she staying on in washington customer. >> a lot coming up, but the weather forecast is cold. even colder than what we saw yesterday at this time. frost advisory. >> there are frost advisories posted as well. they were
, but you may not know is california now ranks in the top 10 worst commute in america. and there's a reason so many people are driving solo aching matters worse. >> headlights are coming to the east bay. every day of the week, despite efforts to get us out of our cars, 73% of the still drive alone. on a regular weekday commute, it's the worst in the state. 32 minutes on average for most commuters and some even longer. >> in terms of california that's the longest. and more residents proportionately are commuting an hour or more to their jobs. >> join him in compiled survey data and confirmed that california traffic is bad but not as bad as we might have thought. >> almost three quarters of us still tend to drive alone to our jobs. maybe 11% of us carpool and statewide about 5% of us are taking public transit. >> they're is a program in california, maybe not well known but it is the law called the catch-up program. employers who do offer free parking to their employees are supposed to offer a subsidy. you are supposed to get the value of that parking space. >> people can ask for it. that's so
involved in an infamous california kidnapping will not be getting out of prison anytime soon. 61-year-old fred woods was denied parole today for the 13th time. in 1976, he and brothers richard and james hijacked a school bus and then buried the 26 students and their driver in a van at a life livermore -- livermore quarry. >> i remember being the last one out of that van, and it was terrifying to me. and i looked down at the hole and i said go in there, and i said no, and they said if you don't go in there, you'll never see your mom and dad again. >> they still are a threat to me. i relive those moments and they are heightened. i feel more scared now. >> all three kidnappers received life sentences. richard was released on parole in june. he now lives with his mother in mountain view. his brother is still behind bars. >>> they're accused of plotting unspeakable terrorist acts against the united states. but soon dozens of guantanamo bay detainees could be headed here to stay. a government report concludes it's not a bad idea. >> it could mean the beginning. the end for gu guantanamo bay
. definitely-- he wanted attention, obviously. he got if. >> reporter: that's for sure. the southern california company which made the t-shirt is being asked to print more. it's exploding on social media. >> i heard it on twitter. i thought it was funny. to me instantly it didn't click as something that was bad. just going along with how he is normally. >> reporter: for someone used to throwing pitches it may be a fastball down the middle of a hot button issue. >> the los angeles company making the shirt says it had only sold 40 of them in the last two years. it sold more than 100 yesterday afternoon. >> that's right. those people were watching cbs 5 and the parade coverage we had. >> there you go. best advertising you can get right here. mother nature advertising a little bit of summer here in the middle of fall. it's not going to feel like november at all. maybe firing up the fireplace, getting ready for the holidays. how about 80 degrees to change that. that's where we're heading. it is friday eve after all. look at the bay. high def doppler. it's going to stay that way for a while. nights a
to money laundering and violates california campaign law. cbs 5 reporter caught up with them during their final stops in san francisco. >> keep the california dream alive. yes on 30, thanks. it was the ultimate pep rally with a few of their closest friends leading the cheer. >> are we going to do it? all right, all right. >> reporter: the governor's barn storm is safe today to convince voters to approve proposition 30. recent polls show them dwindling for a measure that will raise the income taxes for those making more than $250,000 a year and also impose an extra quarter cent sales tax. >> so the governor is asking for your help. will you give it? okay. without tax hikes, get ready for the deeper cuts. >> that will be $27 billion of red ink. that's the depth. i mean it's amazing. >> reporter: the projected $6 billion a year raise for the new taxes will go to education for k-12 grades and community colleges, guaranteeing funding for public safety services. but the polls show less than 50% of the voters will defeat them and it's a real possibility. >> if you could do it over again, g
, cbs 5. >>> the southern california grandmother, almost missed her chance to cash in on a multi- million dollar lottery ticket. cbs 5 reporter, sharon chin, explains how this woman finally realized she was sitting on a gold mine and just in the nick of time. >> reporter: with tears in her eyes, julie arrived at the lottery office with her family to claim her $23 million super lotto plus winnings. >> once in a while i will hit the floor on my knees and scream. >> reporter: the 69-year-old disabled widow almost missed out on the super prize. >> i was like oh my god, that is me. >> reporter: and the california lottery put out this photo this week when no one claimed the prize that was about to expire. and in the photo is her daughter. >> i was just like oh my gosh. i just started screaming. screaming. >> reporter: the victorville family stopped at michael's market and liquor in palm dale last may, but not to buy a ticket. >> i got car sick and i said i need to grab some water and we did and she was like get me a lottery ticket and i was like no, no, no, i'm just getting. and she is
. california may soon have a budget surplus! legislative budget analysts say the deficit will be about $1.9 billion this fiscal year, and we could see surpluses by 2014! a few months ago, we were talking about a $16 billion deficit. >> we have to pay down our debts. we borrowed from the schools, we borrowed from the redevelopment fund. the economical recovery bond, we borrowed from the people, and we borrowed from local government, and we got to pay that back. >> a lot of the revenue will come from the prop 30 tax hikes which voters approved last week. >>> california, one step closer to obamacare. the state's health board approved a detailed operational plan to set up an insurance marketplace for affordable healthcare. governor brown will forward that plan to the obama administration on friday. that is the deadline for states to notify the federal government whether it will establish healthcare exchanges. >>> if there's one teachable moment in the petraeus affair, it probably has something to do with the dangers of e-mail. >> and a new warriors arena on the embarcadero would bring plenty
story but not unique. those here at the san francisco call center of the california poison control system have heard it often. especially this time of year. >> we get them almost every year where people go out, picking wild mushrooms. and wind up picking these deadly mushrooms and wind up in the hospital very sick. and intensive care, with a failing liver. >> reporter: the only treatments says katherine meyer is supportive care and a liver transplant if that can be gotten. >> for people who are considering eating wild mushrooms, i would have to say that it's really abad idea. >> reporter: well, consider this, there are some 4,000 to 5,000 known species of mushrooms. 50 to 100 are known poisonous and the rest? well, that's the chance you take. >> if you don't know the species' name and how the proper identification with the spore print, no. you should not be picking the wild mushrooms. >> reporter: the placer county sheriff's office calls it a tragic accident. and refers questions to the state department of social services which says it's looking into the matter. don knapp, cbs 5. a
. >>> this is interstate 80, the only northern route into california from the whole rest of the united states. a lot of people who've never seen the snow before. just another day in paradise. >> reporter: for all the extra time and frustration, the snowfall could be a windfall for ski resorts who limped through a near snowless early season last year. the snow guns are already running at full capacity, and with the 8 inches of snow today, the lifts will be open for the season by tomorrow. >> the weather can go either way, but this is it a really good start, and we hope it continues. >> reporter: it's enough to satisfy snow lovers. this family came in search for a bunny hill. >> reporter: and this diehard snowboarder could not wait. >> a lot more snow! i'm praying for it . >> reporter: and he's not the only one. >> that is a really good start in november, and hopefully it keeps going all season long. now why >> >> the power back on, into housing, and close this facility down! >> that was the plan. now it's onto plan b. why recovering from sandy may be a lot harder than anyone expected and take a lot
as california and canada. >> it is probably more damage than i have ever seen. >> a supervisor was a part of the wave of the utility workers flown in by the military to restore power. and in many areas, crews have to go house to house, inspecting the fuse boxes and the circuit breakers. any damaged ones have to be replaced or risk an explosion. >> mother nature is a lot stronger than you can build. the good thing is we can put it back up. >> what's the hardest thing to look at? >> all of it, the whole thing. >> reporter: smith is one of 150,000 homeowners who filed a sandy-related insurance claim. she had no flood insurance, so her carrier is only giving her $5,000. >> i want my home fixed. i want to be able to live here. i don't want to move out. i don't want to go some place strange and start all over. >> reporter: they hope that 50 license inspectors will go through the neighborhoods replacing the corroded fuse boxes. fema would pick up the charge. but no one knows when heat and light will return to this community. cbs news, brooklyn, new york. >>> all right, it is weather time and we
in california is a program for the poor. >> and this goes through november 4th. i worry about programs on november-- like -- excuse me, on january 4th. and i worry about that on january 5th. >> that is always what we're doing, the same thing. we're not going to distribute all of the food destroy error -- food drive food before the holidays are over, we're going to have some of that. we're raising money now and we'll raise more than we will spend in this period of time, but it has to last us until the fund raising season next year. >> huh. >> and there is a lot going on. >> if someone needs help, how do they go through and get it? there is a lot of people, especially the first-time person going in. they're embarrassed and don't want to be seen by neighbors, i don't want to tell you i'm going in here or someone you know there well after all -- after all. >> yeah. >> what is the process? >> the easiest way for people to get food assistance is call 211. >> 211. pick up the phone and call 211. >> exactly. we want to get people to the place closest to them, the time of the day and day of th
. >> this is private property. again, we're asking you and your group to leave. >> okay, california law gives us the right to talk to customers and handle them in front of the store. >> all right, if you don't leave, we will get the police involved on that. >> reporter: but they have no intention of leaving until wal- mart listens to their pleas for respect and better conditions. more are planned for tomorrow, though protesters worry their numbers could be hurt by workers who are too afraid to strike. to oakland, cbs 5. >>> since opening two weeks ago, it's been a nightmare getting into the new high-end outlet stores and it could be even worse this weekend. this is a live look at the outlet mall and the stores open for black friday shopping a few minutes ago, but we are told that traffic on 580 is already a mess. two hours from midnight. >>> with black friday spilling over into thanksgiving day, the crowds are out even earlier to push and shove their way into the early holiday bargains. they will be keeping the bargain hunters safe, huh? >> reporter: yes, one of the busiest target stores in the
most wanted on his way back to california after an arrest in mexico. i'm elizabeth cook. >> and i'm allen martin. ewing on the long running . we are getting late word tonight, the actor best known for playing the conniving and mischievous j.r . ewing on the long running series dallas has died. he died late this afternoon from complications of cancer. he was 81. cbs reporter alexis looks back at his career. >> stay out of my affairs pamela. >> you make me sick. >> everybody hates me. they love this character. >> love him or hate him. audiences watched seasons of him playing the infamous j.r . in dallas, j.r . cheated his family, friends and his wife while taking plenty of knocks of his own. when the who shot j.r . episode airs 83 million americans tuned in to watch. in real life heavy drinking led to a liver transplant that prolonged his life and perhaps gave him a sense of mortal hi his tv character j.r . never shared. like j.r . he was born in texas. the son of pack tres mary actress martin. >> we first new him at the astronaut from i dream of jeannie. he received no residuals fo
, a near tragedy in southern california tonight. a pilot from his passenger, they are recovered after making an emergency landing. they said it was headed for the airport when they lost power. and that plane equipped the fence. the pilot and the passenger, they crawled out of the wreckage, listed in fair condition. the cause is under investigation. >>> three people from the bay area are among four killed in the crash. they all collided head on along highway 50 last night. a man, woman, child, all from san francisco, died in the prius. >>> well, congested this weekend by the holiday shoppers. they were heading for the mall or the main street businesses. that's $3 million more than last year with an explosion of shoppers using the mobile devices to find the best deals, nearly double that of last year. >> that adds up to about $59 billion in spending this year compared to $52 billion last year. >> of course, even more shopping tomorrow on cyber monday, expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year for the third year in a row. they are expected to point and click their way to
in california will die from lung cancer this year. many of them never even smoked. tonight cbs 5's doctor share as story of a remarkable young college student and star athlete who ended up in the fight of her life. >> reporter: in 2009 a senior jill had three goals. graduate, win nationals, and beat cancer. >> it was so surreal. it was so unbelievable. the healthy 24-year-old had stage four lung cancer. the type usually found in nonsmokers. the most common type seen in women. >> there are things that you think in the back of your mind could happen and you're always trying to guard your child from it. but lung cancer is not something that ever occurs to anyone. >> parents mary and jim say jill was dealing with cancer but foremost she was living her life. and live it she did. >> she got a 4.0 average her senior year. >> let's beat lung cancer. >> she worked with the lung cancer foundation to organize jog for jill. the charity runs to help raise awareness and beat lung cancer big time. and she got back to crew. >> she was going from chemo to practice in the rain. >> pushing teammates to give it th
around northern california once again hitting the roads tomorrow, sacramento central valley could see the areas of fog. in parts of fresno. here's the forecast. over the next several days, so it looks like sunday, monday and tuesday pretty much holding steady. temperatures are mainly going to be in the 60s and then tuesday night into wednesday morning, that's when we could see rain anywhere from a halfen an inch up to 2-inches is possible. thursday looks like we get a brief but dry break. and then the rain returns for friday and saturday and it looks like that storm system could be even more significant. it's going to be a very wet end to november. >> all right. thank you much. appreciate it. >>> well, the producers of the dallas tv series revival will give jr ewing a proper sendoff. larry hagman died of cancer yesterday. he had filmed several episodes of season two. today fans left flowers at the star on the hollywood walk of fame. he flew a flag over his malibu home with the motto life is a celebration. cbs reporter manual be a hour quiz. >> reporter: it was one of the most famous m
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